Tenuta Campogiovanni

2015 Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino

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2015 Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino
2015 Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino
2015 Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino
2015 Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino

Tasting Notes

This prized Brunello from San Felice's distinguished Campogiovanni estate is a complex, richly-flavoured and robust wine that will evolve beautifully.

Nose

Offers up aromas of well-ripened wild berry fruit, plum, aromatic cedar, tobacco leaf and tanned leather.

Palate

An expansive, generous palate displays rich fruit and mouthfeel with fine-grained tannins; developing into a long, persistent and fruit-filled finish with notes of graphite.

 

Producer

The Tenuta Campogiovanni is a sister estate to Agricola San Felice, and is located on the southern slope of the Montalcino hill, near San Angelo in Colle.

This 65ha estate comprises 19ha of vineyard across three separate parcels - amongst olive trees, woods and fields. Production here (and 14ha of vineyard) is strongly focused on Brunello, with the remainder largely used for Rosso di Montalcino. Campogiovanni Brunello is amongst the very best in the region.

1990 saw the first production of a Riserva, entitled Il Quercione, made from fruit rigorously selected from the vineyard of the same name and made only in exceptional years.

Production Method

Campogiovanni's 12-hectare vineyards are on the south quadrant of the Montalcino hill, where weather conditions and a particular combination of soils allow optimal ripening of the grapes. Harvesting is in late September. The grapes then undergo a 20-day maceration at 28-30 degrees C, and malolactic fermentation in steel. Maturation is for 36 months in large Slavonian oak botti, followed by a further 12 months in bottle.

Awards

  • Gold at the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 (2013 vintage)
  • Gold at the Sommelier Wine Awards 2017 (2012 vintage) 

Specifications

Year 2015
Bottle Size 750ml
Cultivar 100% Brunello
Country Italy
Alcohol content
14.5% alc vol 
Units of Alcohol per Bottle 10.9 units
Type Red Wine
Cellaring Potential Awaiting info
Allergen Information Contains Sulphites
Food Matches Pairs well with rich meats such as game and boar.
Origin Toscana
Appellation DOCG Brunello Di Montalcino